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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

AFIPAR (Association de formation et d’information pour les paysans et les ruraux)

Rural topic(s): Education and training in rural areas

City: Melle

Country: France

Web site: http://inpactpc.org/afipar.html

Founded in 1990, AFIPaR is a regional Association of Training and Information which works for the sustainable development of the territories through the support to farmers and rural inhabitants projects.

The association intervenes in four fields of action:

  • promoting the creation of economic activity

  • supporting the development of short circuits

  • supporting the creation of local (agri)sectors

  • supporting territorial projects

Scale of intervention : Regional

Keywords: empowerment of rural communities, local supply chain, short food chain, higher added-value products, territorial project, local food processing, concertation

Places: France

Actors: association, animation and rural development organisation, farmer

Methods: intermediation and facilitation, non formal learning, popular education (adult and community education), support to project